About Kate Andrews High School
Kate Andrews offers a strong academic core program supplemented by a wide variety of complementary courses. Students have performed well on the Alberta Diploma Examinations, traditionally exceeding the provincial averages. Teachers of these courses are subject specialists and participate in professional activities to remain up-to-date with the current curriculum and instructional practices.
KAHS has received provincial and national recognition, resulting in a number of Alberta and Canadian awards. In 1969 Kate Andrews was selected as one of the sixty-five best schools out of eighteen thousand in Canada in a survey conducted by Chatelaine Magazine. In 1977 a team of Mechanics students captured the National Championship in the Chrysler Trouble Shooting competition and in 1985 another team of students captured the Canadian Reach for the Top Championship. In athletics, the football, baseball, and girls and boys basketball teams have won numerous Alberta championships. In 1997 a group of students captured first place in the LCC/Pratt and Whitney Science Olympics. In Fine Arts, the Drama KA program has captured several Alberta awards and the Band program has captured many accolades at the Kiwanis Music Festival. Kate Andrews has been recognized in Skills Canada Competition for the past 10 years. In 2013 the Kate Andrews team participants received a gold medal in Provincials and fourth place in Nationals.
Academic support is provided for those students who are experiencing difficulties with their courses at school. Students with mild to severe learning disabilities are integrated into regular classes with appropriate assistance provided.
Recent School News
IMPORTANT!! Changes to Tranportation Policies
Jun 25 2014
KA is in the process of adjusting its volunteer driver policy to fall in line with Palliser policy. All volunteer drivers who will be transporting other students will be required to get a criminal record check. As this takes time, parents of students…
It's Time To Return Your Textbooks
Jun 18 2014
Textbooks need to be returned BEFORE each exam. Mrs. Wittebolle will be in the textbook room each morning at 8:30 a.m. until she's finished handling the returned books. Please remember to go to the textbook room before you head to the gym or the…
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Jun 9 2014
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